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Jul 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
exploded today in india's financial capital mumbai killing at least 21 people, it was the worst terrorist attack in mumbai since 2008. our coverage begins tonight with chief foreign correspondent richard engel. >> reporter: the bombs were well hidden and coordinated to explode at the height of mumbai's evening rush hour. the first exploded in a renowned jewelry market just before 7:00 p.m. a minute later, a second, more powerful device went off in a crowded business district near a bus station, one bomb was apparently hidden under an umbrella, the other in an electric circuit box. after two back to back explosions, police knew, mumbai was under attack by terrorists. then a third bomb believed to have been in a taxi, exploded downtown. police locked down the city. >> the entire city of mumbai has been put on high alert. i would appeal to the people of mumbai and people all over the country to remain calm and maintain peace. >> reporter: so far, no one has claimed responsibility, but suspicion falls on the same pakistan-based group that attacked mumbai in 2008. this time, mumbai was better
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Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
of 9/11 victims. >>> authorities in india are still searching for the culprits behind wednesday's deadly bombings that left at least 18 people dead and 133 more injured. residents are still shaking up after coordinated explosions that rocked three separate neighborhood in mumbai during rush hour wednesday. the attacks came just months after india resumed peace talks with pakistan. so far, no group has taken responsibility for the bombings and indian officials are not speculating on who may have been behind the blasts. secretary of state hillary clinton says she will proceed with plans to visit the country next week. >>> now, here's a look at other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> a video from a dash cam has three tennessee sheriff's deputies in hot water. they took down an alleged intoxicated man and then repeatedly punched, kicked and tased him. the man was handcuffed and half naked, officers claim he was resisting arrest. all three officers have been placed on administrative leave. >>> an attorney in louisiana is being forced to answer some tough questions. af
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
a family of five at a popular picnic spot in india. >>> and howling habub. a giant wall of dust rolls through phoenix for a second time in nearly two weeks. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with london calling. news corp. chief rupert murdoch and his son along with former chief executive rebecca brooks will face tough questioning this morning before lawmakers. this is the development in the growing phone hacking scandal that seems to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london right outside parliament with all the details. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. well, all eyes will be on a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee
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Jul 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
for thousands of people, many of them from india, where this university is more well known than harvard. into the evening, agents from u.s. immigration and customs enforcement filled a truck with documents taken from the offices of the university of northern virginia. the school's annandale campuses shares a small three-story office building on little river turnpike with a korean travel agency and a medical clinic. the federal agents descended on the university's administrative offices which occupied two suites in an office building next door thursday afternoon. at issue, post-9/11 regulation of student visas known as the student and exchange visitor program. the highly coveted visas are issued by the schools themselves. they agree to follow federal regulations. students must attend on-campus classes and not break the law by using the visa to get a job. foreign students make up the majority of unva student body, said to number more than 2,000. students and graduates stood by as federal agents carried out their work. >> lots of students are coming from india to get a visa from the u.s. e
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Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
a developing story. this out of india where a series of coordinated bombings has killed dozens of people in mumbai. three separate bombs exploded across the city during the evening rush hour, killing at least 21 people. another 100 people have been wounded. authorities say the blast happened almost simultaneously, which suggests a terror group's involvement. however, they don't yet know who would be behind these attacks. >>> back here in washington, opening statements today in the perjury trial. a former all-star pitcher, roger clemens, accused of lying to congress about whether he ever used performance-enhancing drugs at any point in his career. nbc justice correspondent pete williams is covering the trial, and joins us now from outside the district's federal courthouse in northwest. so pete, both sides finished opening statements today. what did lawyers say? >> reporter: well, what the prosecutors say is that roger clemens used these drugs so that he could continue playing well into his 40s, which, of course, is old for a major league baseball pitcher. but they say he lied about it, be
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Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
train in northern india. at least 67 people died and more than 100 were injured when an express train left the tracks. the conductor reportedly slammed on the emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle that had wandered onto the tracks. the train was doing 60 miles per hour when it derailed. india's rail system is one of the largest in the world, carrying some 14 million passengers a year. >>> dozens of children are among the nearly 100 who are missing after an overloaded cruise boat sank on the volga river in russia. so far nine are confirmed dead. 80 have been pulled out of the water. the cruise boat was carrying 185 people for a scenic trip on the volga when the boat went down sunday. that boat was only certified to carry 120 people. the water is 65 feet deep in the area where the boat sank. the cause is still under investigation. >>> funeral services for former first lady betty ford will begin tomorrow in california and will end with her burial in michigan on thursday. the wife of former president gerald r. ford died friday at the age of 93. there will be a funeral service tomorrow
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Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
in india. at least 67 people died and more than 100 were injured when a train left the tracks yesterday afternoon. the conductor reportedly slammed on the emergency brakes to save cattle that were wandering onto the tracks in northern india. the train was traveling at 60 miles an hour when it derailed. india's rail system is one of the largest in the world, carrying about 14 million passengers a year. >>> dozens of children are among the nearly 100 who are missing after an overloaded cruise boat sank on the volga river in russia. so far nine are confirmed dead and 80 have been pulled from the water. the two-deck cruise boat was carrying 185 people on a scenic trip along the volga river when it went down on sunday. the boat was only certified to carry 120 people. the water is about 65 feet deep in that area. the cause of the accident is still under investigation. >>> today a texas man will be laid to rest after falling to his death at a baseball game. shannon stone will be buried in his hometown of brownwood, texas. he fell over an outfield railing trying to catch a souvenir baseball for
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Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in 2008 that claimed the lives of 166 people. india's home minister said the timing of today's blasted pointed to a terrorist attack. >> the blasts occurred about 6:45 p.m. within minutes of each other. therefore, we infer that this was a coordinated attack by terrorists. >> reporter: mumbai has been on edge since the november 2008 siege. last march, police said they prevented a major terror attack aimed at hitting several targets in the city. the state's chief minister called today's bombings another attack on the heart of india. kurt gregory, nbc news. >>> some thunderstorms rolled through the area today. they came hard and they came fast. a tree was knocked down on to a car in southeast washington. it happened about 3:30 this afternoon on massachusetts avenue. witnesses say it was a miracle that the woman driving that car wasn't injured. doug is up in the weather center now with what we can expect to come. doug? >> right now, jim, those storms are making their way well south and east of our area and continue to move south and east. still a few showers and storms left over. but somet
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Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of that triple bombing in mumbai, india yesterday. the bombs went off within several minutes of each other during the evening rush hour. 17 people were killed, at least 131 were injured. it was the worst attack in mumbai since the siege that killed 166 people there back in 2008. pakistani militants were behind the earlier attack. there is no indication, though, that they had any role in the bombings yesterday. government leaders in india say right now it's not clear just who was responsible. >>> police in prince george's county arrested two men in the murder of a local businessman. 44-year-old david williams was found shot to death yesterday inside his bowie home. today police arrested john haston and craig brooks in connection with that death. investigators believe the two men were posing as pepco workers when they went to williams' home. police say this was not a random crime. >> we do know that mr. williams is a local business owner here in the county. and we believe that he was targeted, because he was a business owner. maybe the suspects believed that he had funds inside the home. so therefo
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Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
virginia students' population are foreign. the majority, some 90%, are from india, here on student visas. many say they came here in good faith and are worried they may have to go home without their degrees. with local and international media in tow, student advocates tried to confront university of northern virginia officials. only to be rebuffed. >> i've been told you're not allowed to be here. >> reporter: on thursday, dozens of immigration and customs enforcement agents raided the university's offices, carrying off boxes of documents. today, students rushed to campus to find answers. >> we went to classes today, the doors were locked and the teacher told us to come and get any information we can get. >> reporter: according to i.c.e., unva cannot accept any foreign students while the federal agency investigates. the raid was precipitated by possible problems with the student exchange visitors program. the university was served with a notice that unva's authorization to admit foreign students has been revoked. university officials say they're cooperating and have nothing to hide. but r
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Jul 13, 2011 4:00pm EDT
're following a developing story out of india this afternoon, where a series of bombings has killed dozens of people in mumbai. three separate bombs exploded in business districts across the city during the evening rush hour. at least 21 people were killed. another 100 were wounded. authorities say the blast happened almost simultaneously, suggesting a terror group is involved. however, they don't know who is behind these attacks. >>> police in prince george's county are searching for a suspect involved in a murder in the hyattsville area. the man's body was found in an industrial park in the 2300 block of 51st place, just before 6:00 this morning. police say he was murdered, but investigators haven't yet determined whether he was shot or stabbed. >> detectives are canvassing the neighborhood, looking to talk to witnesses who may have seen anything. they are reviewing any available videotape. an autopsy should be done this afternoon, and is we are working to identify this person. >> police are asking anyone who has information about that case to contact them. >>> two teenagers remain in cr
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Jul 31, 2011 10:30am EDT
a growth mode coming out, like many of our trading partners, like china,ike brazil, like russia, like india, not us. now we are talking about a recession. this is the first time it's been on the table. this is a recession caused by government. it is not caused by businesspeople. they want to build, they want to lend, they want to do anything possible to avoid this recession. the second half, we will be in recession if this is not resolved. recession means many fewer jobs, means far few taxes received, trillions dollars lost, i.r.a. and 401(k), trillions lost in job creation. i'm hearing about little amounts being saved here versus what will be lost in the next six months if this is not resolved. >> congressman, you've talked about something that is fundamental to this impasse, and i want to show it on the screen, because some polling indicates what americans oppose and what they support. this is what americans are for, if you look at the numbers. balanced budget amendment, which you supported. 74% of respondents. the cut, cap and balance amendment, with the spending caps and the like. but t
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
it appeared most, if not all of the passengers were travelers from india. >>> right now there is also a crash investigation under way in dickerson, montgomery county. a car crashed and burst into flames along mt. ephraim road. the crash killed the driver. no one else was in the car. >>> police are asking for help from anyone who may have seen who shot a teen overnight. the 14-year-old was shot in the in neck near the intersection of stanton road and alabama southeast. the teen seems to have suffered a graze wound but is not cooperating with investigators. if you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call police. >>> this morning former editor of "news of the world" rebecca brooks is out of jail. meanwhile scotland yard's top cop resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me kno
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Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, the unaccredited, for-profit private school is well-known overseas, especially in india, as a place to obtain a student visa and study in the united states. we're told that the university of northern virginia has thousands of students at three locations in northern virginia. now, posted on the door of the location is a notice that says per i.c.e., the school's certification is being investigated to see whether it's conforming to federal regulations for the administration of student visas. now, we talked with a student who says he is very surprised by the law enforcement presence here. >> lots of students are coming from india to get the visa on u.s. embassy, on the base of uva. >> reporter: you're going to school. >> yes, we attend regular classes in a week, and i attend the exams and all of the things. i don't know what is the problem. >> reporter: now, this investigation does not mean the school is closed. it does not mean the students can't come here and attend classes. what it means is that the way the university of northern virginia administers these all-important student visas to foreig
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Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
investigators, quote, i'm sorry for the hurt i've caused. >>> tensions are running high in india, after three bombs exploded in mumbai yesterday, killing at least 21, and injuring more than 100. bomb-sniffing dogs were checking bags and people as police investigators are still on the scene looking for evidence. this is the same area that was attacked by pakistani militants in 2008, where 166 people were killed. no group has claimed responsibility for this latest attack. >>> happening today, members of congress will join family members who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks. they will help stitch together an american flag that became tattered and worn following the september 11th attacks. the flag once hung at the construction site overlooking ground zero. it has since traveled around the country, getting one sketch after another in all 50 states. once finished the flag will hang in the national 9/11 memorial museum that is now under construction at ground zero. >>> police arrested a man trying to board a plane with more than a dozen knives. this happened at bwi airport last week. the baltimo
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Jul 29, 2011 4:30am EDT
agents carried out their work. >> students are coming from india to get their visa at the u.s. embassy. >> but you went to school? >> yes. we attend regular classes all in the week and attend exam and all the things. i don't know what is the problem. >> reporter: in a statement, a spokesperson for immigration and customs enforcement said "today officials from i.c.e. served university of northern virginia officials a notice of intent to withdraw the authorization to admit foreign students." jackie benson, news 4 today. >>> officials from public county schools are investigating the theft of a hard drive that contained student information. it went missing from glenkirk elementary school in virginia. it included students' names, addresses, and grades, but did not include social security numbers. parents are being notified, and school officials are being available on monday and tuesday to answer questions on the theft. >>> ahead a crackdown on metro bus drivers. why the agency reportedly fired 20 drivers since february. >>> well, you have heard of dogs playing dead as a cute trick, but how
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Jul 3, 2011 8:00am EDT
in our summer reading club. it's just the delightful tale of a 10-year-old girl, india opal baloney. >> love that name. >> great name. winn-dixie is the dog that she discovers at a winn-dixie grocery store. this is about people who are lost and found each other and the benefit office friendship. for parents who want to sign up for the summer book club go to kidspost.com and all the information is right there. >> great reminder to read over the summer. >> nasa's shuttle mission. >> that's right. on friday we expect that the last shuttle is scheduled to go up after 30 years many of our readers the shuttle has always existed n. tuesday's kids post we take a look at some of the highlights of the shuttle history, including some very kid friendly things like butterflies and rats. and spiders in space. do you know there are spiders spinning webs on the international space station that got there via the shuttle. >> that is very cool. >> so lots of cool facts and a look back at an important moment in u.s. history. >>> another great week for winds post. i love it. thank you, tracy, grant, as
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Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm EDT
in india after a massive treasure discovery. jewel-encrusted solid gold statues, crowns, necklaces and coins, all worth at least, get this, $22 billion, have now been uncovered in the hindu temple near the country's southern coast. the temple had only been lightly guarded up until now. inspectors made the discovery after the government was asked to take over the temple. every year, devout hindus donate cash, gold and silver toward the temples. >>> miss brazil says someone robbed her at gunpoint right in front of her home. deborah lira says a well-dressed man with a gun walked up to her as she pulled to her condo yesterday. he took her purse which had her cell phones and credit cards. she says he even took the car, which she won when she won the pageant in 2010. she tweeted, quote, for how long will these criminals keep doing this? i was just robbed at the entrance to my house. she passes her title to the new miss brazil later this month. >>> still ahead at 4:00, what y? >>> exxonmobil is under fire once again following a major oil spill in montana's yellowstone river over the weeke
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Jul 18, 2011 4:00pm EDT
southeast of rochester. it was carrying passengers visiting from india. 35 were injured. the identities of the two killed have not been released. police say there is no evidence that excess speed, alcohol or driver fatigue had anything to do with this crash. >>> there are only two weeks to go before the government hits the debt ceiling. previously authorized by congress, there is no deal in place yet to prevent the government from hitting that limit. instead of round-the-clock negotiations, a series of votes is taking place this week in congress. some critics call the votes meaningless, since they are for plans that will not pass. yet the president says he's optimistic. steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: he still wants a big budget agreement to avoid default, and president obama today was upbeat. >> any progress? >> we're making progress. >> reporter: making progress. his treasury secretary agreed. >> absolutely. you know, despite what you hear, and this is a complicated place, washington, people are moving closer together. >> reporter: but to emphasize their differences with democ
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
passengers who were visiting from india. 35 were injured, 3 of them seriously. police say there's no evidence that excess speed, alcohol or driver fatigue had anything to do with this crash. >>> we have a developing story. the whistle blower in the u.k. hacking scandal has been found dead in his home near london. police do not suspect foul play, however, at this point. sean hor was a former "show biz" reporter at "news of the world" but was fired from the paper for substance abuse issues. he told the "new york times" last year that his former boss, an andy kolson to hack voice mails. he went on to become spokesman for david cameron. kolson was arrested in connection with the hacking probe. >>> the debt limit deadline is two weeks away now, and still no deal. house republicans plan to vote this week on a balanced budget amendment that includes spending cuts, but no tax hikes. president obama says he will veto it. and senate majority leader harry reid says his chamber will work through the weekend, and beyond, to come up with a workable deal. >>> part of pepco's plan to offer better service is
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Jul 28, 2011 4:00pm EDT
for students from india. thousands of students are registered at three campuses in northern virginia. three locations, excuse me, in northern virginia. now, posted on the door of the offices here in annandale is a notice that says, "the university can no longer accept any foreign students." and that is done through a special program run by the u.s. government, and missed by u.s. immigration and customs. they are told they can no longer
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Jul 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
from india to getting their visa on u.s. embassy on the unva. >> but you went to school? >> yes. we attend regular classes all in the week and attend exam and all the things. i don't know what is the problem. >> the university of northern virginia is an unaccredited for profit private vecollege. no one was been arrested in connection with this investigation. >>> a potential privacy breach at a local school. a hard drive that contained student information is missing from a prince william county public school. the external hard drive disappeared from glenkirk elementary in shineville. it included students' names, addresses, and grades but does not include social security numbers. parent are being notified, and school officials will be available monday and tuesday to answer questions from parents on the possible theft. >>> a developing story out of new hampshire this morning. search crews as far away as virginia are helping to look for a missing 11-year-old girl. celina cass disappeared without a trace from her home on monday night. she lives about a mile from the u.s.-canada border. p
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Jul 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
police spokesperson said it appears most if not all, of the passengers were visiting from india. >>> montgomery county police say one person was killed when a car hit a utility pole and knocked down power lines and caught fire. this happened along mt. ephraim road. the power line snapped and land order the vehicle and sparked the fire. the driver died. no one else was in the car. >>> traffic alert important d.c. drivers. new pattern is in place near rock creek parkway. it will help alleviate gridlock from construction near the omni shore hotel in northwest washington. megan mcgrath joins us live with more on how this is going to help traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it will affect traffic during the morning rush hour here because it will allow people another access point to get on the rock creek parkway. they reopened a section of cathedral avenue at woodley road. just during the morning rush hour. that will allow people to hop on the parkway and headed in the southbound direction. work crews covered some of the detour signs with tarps and moved others to the si
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Jul 26, 2011 11:00am EDT
video games in india's fastest growing markets. so good going for disney. overall, it's a flat day for our markets here in the u.s. that's all i have for you, barbara. >> that's a lot. thanks a lot. we'll see you later. >> thanks. >>> the latest round of extreme heat and humidity may have left your skin red and you dealing with itchy bumps. the hot weather can also cause some other problems as well. and dr. cheryl burgess is here to talk about how to treat the heat-related problems. let's start with the biggest one for many people, which is heat rash. what causes it and how can you deal with it? is it specific to just certain people? >> heat rash is -- it's a phenomenon that we see when the body is actually trying to sweat faster than the body will allow it. and the heat will -- the sweat will accumulate under the skin and when we're hot, we want to release the moisture. so it will accumulate under the skin and has nowhere to go. so it causes a little bit of itchiness. there are bumps usually in the area of the extremities. some people can see it on the chest, on the upper back, on
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Jul 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
by as federal agents carried out their work. >> lots of students are coming from india to getting their visa on u.s. embassy on the basis of unva. >> reporter: but you went to school? >> yes. we attend regular classes and attend exams and all the things. i don't know what is the problem. >> reporter: in a statement, a spokesperson for immigrations and customs enforcement said, "today officials from i.c.e. served university of northern virginia officials with a notice of intent to withdraw unva's authorization to admit foreign students." jackie benson, "news 4 today." . >>> a potential prifry breach at a local school. officials at prince william county schools are investigating a theft of a hard drive that contains student information. it disappeared from glenkirk elementary school in shinesville. it included students' names, addresses, and grades, but does not include social security numbers. parents are being notified, and school officials will be available next monday and tuesday to answer questions from studen parents about the possible theft. >>> the parents of two men held in iran hope
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Jul 29, 2011 11:00am EDT
are coming from india, to getting the visa on u.s. embassy. >> but you went to school? >> yes. yes. we have attend regular classes all in a week and attend the examine and all the things. i don't know what is the problem. >> the university of northern virginia is an unaccredited for-profit private college. no one has been arrested yet in connection with this investigation. >>> a potential privacy breach at a local school, a hard drive that contained student information is missing from a prince william county public school. the external hard drive disappeared from glen kicker elementary in shinesville. the information does not include social security numbers. parents are being notified and school officials will be available next monday and tuesday to answer questions from parent on the possible theft. >>> nine minutes after 11:00 is our time right now. and coming up, how police tracked down an awol soldier accused of planning an attack on fellow soldiers at ft. hood. >>> plus, using less gasoline. the new standards for fuel economy standards are announced today. stay with us. we'll be right
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Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in status. >> reporter: the raid is big news in india, where most of unva's 2,000 students come from. an indian advocacy group based in d.c. came on campus to investigate. >> students are scared, not only students. there are at least a lot of parents back home crying and calling us, because they sent their kids here for their dreams. >> reporter: as students and their advocates continue to ask questions, classes appear to be going on as normal. while federal immigration agents were mum on what they were looking for, the school's chancellor provided a few clues about the raid. >> the warrants included many items, such as computer hardware equipment and paper documentation, which were all subsequently taken into government control. we were told they would be returned early next week after they were copied. >> reporter: the university of northern virginia was founded in 1998. jane watrel, news4. >> unva has 30 days to show that it's complying with federal regulations for administering student visas. >>> coming up tonight, a report on some metro bruce drivers who broke the rules and got
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
in northern india. 6 people were killed and other people could still be trapped in the wreckage. the cause is under investigation, but newspaper reports in india say the driver slammed on the emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle on the tracks. >>> so it is monday, it's off to work for the shuttle "atlantis." astronauts who are delivering a year's worth of food, clothes and supplies to the international space station. nasa is carefully mondayer tito piece of space junk that could come close to the spacecraft on tuesday. >>> the box office this weekend, "transformers" bringing in $47 million. "horrible bosses" came in second with $28.1 million. and "zookeeper" is third. and one good smith lets you know that apparently love is in the air. who knew. we're not just talking puppy love either because four-legged couples tied the knot in lima, peru, even sealing the deal with their paw prints on marriage documents. all right. that is just adorable. it is now four minutes past the hour. back out to ann and savannah. >> thank you so much, natalie. there was a collective >> thank you so much, nat
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Jul 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
, thank you. >>> shocking images from india this morning. a leopard pouncing, fangs bared, on to a man's back. the snarling feline mauled 11 people in a west bengal village sending forestry officials running for their lives. six people are recovering after their injuries after a terrifying standoff could police tranquilize the animal and it died soon after that. matt, savannah, they say in india the leopards are protected but they had a problem of encroaching more and more on villages looking for food. that's a big problem. >> thank, natalie. >> hot. >> absolutely. staying that way. >> you and the weather. >> that's for mhot, al. >> let's see what's happening. we'll show you for today, we do have a risk of strong storms. the front drops down into new england into the northeast but slightly cooler weather, that's good news, from the plains into minnesota. heat continues throughout much of the country. that's what's happening around the u.s. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> and right here it has been hot but now it's going to be very hot today. for the remainder of t
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
things, if you look to india, this is a new obese, wealthy part of the world. the indians now with increased money to society, increased food. the wealthy are becoming fat. and i mean a real obese issue. you go to india, you're going to overeat. >> you go to see, you go down to disney world, you see parents and kids eating turkey legs. they're walking around the place like fred flintstone with turkey legs. >> what is that? >> and fried ice cream. >> i mean, yeah. i know. >> yeah. >> okay. hang on. >> we have to remember we have these urban deserts where you can't get fresh foods and in a foreign country, especially in italy and places in europe, you can really walk down the street and ghetto may toes and -- >> europeans are -- >> yeah. >> even if you're walking around all day, we live a more sedentary life style. >>> move on to kids and cell phones. a new study out. a lot of talk about whether cell phones causes brain cancer. this studies there is no risk. >> there is no evidence. i want to underscore. there is no scientific evidence that cell phones cause cancer. for all of t
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Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
. there are some jobs that will not come back. if a company can send workers overseas to places like india and get a job done for a cheaper fee, of course they're going to do it. so yes, some jobs won't come back. there has been some hiring believe it or not in manufacturing. that's when one area of growth. the elephant in the room, unfortunately, is the fact that wages haven't moved at all so that's a major issue. while some people are worried about inflation, because you see price hikes on every commodity from oil to milk to copper and iron ore, at the same time wages haven't moved so the fed is saying well there's no inflation because we're watching wages. for the average guy and gal out there with a job, they are unfortunately seeing their pay at a flat rate. >> and consumer deplanned is a big driver of the economy and ultimately job creation. but again we talk about debt. mortgage debt. what's the consumer up to right now? >> the consumer has been spending in spotty places. some areas of retail that have actually seen some vibrancy. upper end and lower end have done better than the middle. yo
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
countries are doing it. poland called. they're doing it. i'm not going. enough. but india is going to do it. and israel. egypt. >> well, et cetera sort it's sort of the new thing, exporting what we have in america. a lot of things can be lost in translation. did some of the humor get lost in translation? >> yes. some of the humor never got off the plane. yeah. no, they have very different ideas. but you have to be open, you know, to other cultures, to other people. that's how we get along, right? >> and they didn't think raymond was funny, right? >> no, not at all. raymond is not the typical russian man. russian men are macho, don't get pushed around by the women. and i thought this was bologna. i think when vladimir putin goes out and kills a bear with his hands, the wife says, who is going to clean that bear? >> well, phil rosenthal, thank you. ex august 2nd. >> thank you. >> that's going to be funny. you gotta try honey bunches of oats with almonds! it's got real, sliced california almonds with a third less sugar per serving than honey nut cheerios. wow! delicious! try honey bunches of
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